Postgraduate Mentor Program

The Curtin Student Guild is excited to be able to continue to offer the Postgraduate Mentor Program in 2017.

The program provides new postgraduate students with access to a senior student who can provide guidance, feedback and support as you begin your journey at Curtin University.

Who can apply?
  • The Program is open to students who are studying a PhD, Masters, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate
  • The Program is available to ALL postgraduate students, including those studying at the Bentley campus, the Graduate School of Business, the Kalgoorlie WASM campus, and students who are studying externally. It is also available to part-time students
  • Mentees will be postgraduate students in their first six months of study.
How does it work?
Mentors provide guidance and advice on a range of different matters.

Higher Degree by Research students can expect mentors to provide the following:
·         feedback on research projects and candidacy proposals
·         advice on surviving the candidacy process and working with supervisors
·         a chance to participate in a collaborative and supportive research environment
·         access to a cross-disciplinary research culture.

Coursework students can expect mentors to provide advice and guidance on the following issues:
·         how to prepare for exams
·         workload management
·         assessment preparation
·         balancing study and social life
·         learning strategies
·         general campus information, including support services.
Mentors will be provided with training prior to each semester.

This is an excellent opportunity to meet other students and get ahead in your studies.
 
How do I apply?

CLICK HERE to head over to the Postgraduate Mentor Program portal and begin your application!
 
Applications are now open for 2017.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
 
Andrew Cameron
Postgraduate Mentor Program Coordinator
Curtin Student Guild
Building 106F
Tel: +61 8 9266 2913
Email: postgradmentor@guild.curtin.edu.au ​